Syria

January 23, 2012

Assad
07:12 GMT

Syria on Monday rejected the new "road map" proposed late Sunday by the Foreign Ministers of the Arab League

January 22, 2012

Syria
20:07 GMT

Saudi Arabia on Sunday declared it does not want to continue to participate in the Arab observer mission in Syria.

Syria army
07:40 GMT

At least 96 people were killed on Saturday during violent clashes between insurgents and government forces in Syria.

January 20, 2012

Syria
17:38 GMT

The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, the leading Sunni institution in the Muslim world, on Friday called on Arab leaders to take action to stop the violence in Syria

January 19, 2012

Assad
13:38 GMT

Syrian government forces withdrew Wednesday from the town of Zabadani near the Lebanese border, after agreeing a cease-fire with insurgents

January 18, 2012

Assad
15:58 GMT

The Deputy Comptroller General of the group "Muslim Brotherhood" Syrian Mohamed Farouk Tayfur that Iran has offered to move the government in Damascus to remain subject to acceptance of Assad as president.

January 17, 2012

Syria president
16:04 GMT

Syria on Tuesday rejected any deployment of Arab troops on its territory, as proposed by Qatar to end the violence that killed more than 6,000 dead in the past 10 months.

Syria
08:03 GMT

According to sources close to the Syrian opposition, Lebanon's Hizbullah fighters have carried out rocket attacks against civilians in the region of Damascus.

January 16, 2012

Syria
07:38 GMT

According to a representative of the Arab League, the organization has decided that prior to the meeting next weekend on Syria there will be no further observers sent to the country.

January 15, 2012

Asma and President Assad
13:55 GMT

Asma al-Assad, the wife of Syrian President, reappeared during a public speech of her husband Wednesday, January 11.

Bus blast
12:07 GMT

Syrian President Bashar Assad on Sunday announced a general amnesty for anti-government protesters who have committed crimes during anti-government demonstrations.

Syria monitors
07:20 GMT

A team member of the Arab observer mission to apply the protocol of the Arab League on Syrian affairs, conveyed during the last few days that four members resigned.

January 14, 2012

Syria
08:55 GMT

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 25 people were killed by security forces on Friday.

January 12, 2012

Assad
08:23 GMT

Syrian sources on Thursday were quoted as saying that later this month the formation of new government including figures from "the national opposition" will be announced.

January 11, 2012

Syria
15:36 GMT

Lebanese security sources have confirmed that "dozens of members of Shiite Hizbullah and Amal movement are involved in smuggling arms across the Syrian border to the rebels."